Professor John Rumel presented a paper entitled “Overlapping Protections: An Analysis of Recent Issues and Trends Arising Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 in the K-12 Context” at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Education Law Association in Cleveland, Ohio on November 7, 2015. The […]
On September 22, 2015, Professor John Rumel presented on Idaho Evidence Law to over 100 trial and appellate judges at the 2015 Annual Idaho Judicial Conference in Boise, Idaho. Professor Rumel’s presentation was on selected topics under the Idaho Rules of Evidence and was interactive in nature. This presentation will hopefully be among the first of […]
Professor John Rumel received the Idaho Distinguished Lawyer Award this Summer at the 2015 Annual Idaho State Bar Meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho. This award is given to an attorney (or attorneys) each year who has distinguished the profession through exemplary conduct and many years of dedicated service to the profession and to Idaho citizens and is the highest […]
Professor John Rumel’s most recent article, “Beyond Nexus: A Framework for Evaluating K-12 Teacher Off-Duty Conduct and Speech in Adverse Employment or Licensure Proceedings,” 83 U. Cin. L. Rev. 685 (2015), was published this past Summer in the Cincinnati Law Review, the flagship law journal of the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Professor Rumel’s article draws an […]
Professor John Rumel was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Education Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools at its Annual Meeting in January 2015. The appointment is for a one-year term. Prof. Rumel will be involved in all aspects of the Education Law Section’s proceedings, including organizing Section-sponsored presentations at AALS […]
Professor John Rumel recently served as a panelist in a discussion sponsored by Idaho State Bar’s Business and Corporate Law Section on employment issues involving key employees. Specifically, Professor Rumel spoke to issues involving the duty of loyalty owed to employers by key employees, as well as the benefits and detriments of including just cause dismissal […]
Congratulations to the following law students and faculty, who received the 2014 Alumni Award for Excellence. This award is presented to law students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated high levels of career and professional preparation, among other accomplishments. This year’s recipients are KC Harding and faculty mentor Professor Brooke Hardy; Shea Line and […]
Professor Rumel, who focuses his scholarship on education and employment law issues, has placed his article, “Beyond Nexus: A Framework for Evaluating K-12 Teacher Off-Duty Conduct and Speech in Adverse Employment or Licensure Proceedings,” in an upcoming volume of the Cincinnati Law Review, the flagship journal of the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Prof. Rumel […]
Faculty from the University of Idaho College of Law and Gonzaga Law School met on July 14, 2014 for the second annual Inland Northwest Scholars Forum. They presented drafts and plans for articles in progress to exchange constructive feedback and discuss their projects. In addition, they were able to network with colleagues at the other universities. The […]
Professor John Rumel’s second article on the Americans with Disabilities (“ADA”), entitled Toward an “Unqualified’ Otherwise Qualified Standard: Job Prerequisites and Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 18 Employee Rts. & Employment Pol’y J. 35 (2014) was recently published by the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, a peer-reviewed journal at the Institute […]
Professor John Rumel presented his paper “Continued Union Winter or Spring Thaw?: An Analysis of Contemporaneous and Subsequent Political and Legal Responses to Anti-Teachers Union Legislation Enacted during 2011 State Legislative Sessions” at the 59th Annual Education Law Association Conference held in Westminster, Colorado on November 13-15, 2013.
With a daylong agenda, Native Americans interested in the law participated in the University of Idaho College of Law Native Law Recruitment Event in the law school courtroom on Tuesday, Oct. 15th. Professor EagleWoman delivered a mock law class on Tribal land ownership basic legal principles. Admissions Director Carole Wells presented on the law school […]
The Idaho Supreme Court recently appointed Professor John Rumel to the Court’s Evidence Rules Advisory Committee. Professor Rumel, who teaches Evidence and Civil Procedure, among other courses, will serve on the committee with judges and civil and criminal practitioners throughout the state.
Professor Rumel, who focuses his scholarship on education and employment law, published his article entitled “Back to the Future: the In Loco Parentis Doctrine and Its Impact on Whether K-12 Schools and Teachers Owe a Fiduciary Duty to Students,” 46 Indiana L. Rev. 711 (2013) in the most recent volume of the Indiana Law Review. […]